Venue Minerva Theatre
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Address 28 Orwell Streets
Kings Cross NSW 2011
Australia
Notes Opened 18 May 1939. Originally leased by David N. Martin 1939-1941. Became cinema in 1950. Returned to live theatre 5 June 1969. Converted to shopping market 1979. Now a film studio.
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Latitude | Longitude -33.87208 | 151.224555
Events

Whitehall Productions

David N. Martin Pty Ltd

J. C. Williamson Theatres Limited (1943-1976)

Kirsova Ballet

Minerva Productions

The Bridges Trio

Australian and New Zealand Theatres Limited

The Garnet H. Carroll Management

J. C. Williamson Limited (1910-1938)

J. C. Williamson Theatres (1939-1943)

The Hanby Trio

The Harmoniques

The Independent Theatre

Harry Short - Stage Manager, Actor

Richard Parry - Actor, Producer

William Constable - Set Designer, Artistic Director, Designer

Leslie Victor - Actor

Marcel Lorber - Musician

Frederick Blackman - Producer, Director, Assistant Director

Kathleen Robinson - Actor, Producer, Director

Dorothy Mendoza - Musician, Musical Director

Thelma Afford - Costume Designer

Fifi Banvard - Actor, Producer

Alec Coppel - Director, Producer, Playwright

Clement Kennedy - Set Designer

Aileen Britton - Actor, Actor and Singer

Hilda Dorrington - Actor

Pat McDonald - Actor, Actor and Singer

John Sykes - Actor, Producer

Hal Thompson - Actor

Lloyd Lamble - Actor, Actor and Singer

Les King - Actor, Stage Manager

Myra Morton - Costume Designer, Actor

Daphne Winslow - Actor

Harvey Adams - Actor, Producer

Dorothy Dunckley - Actor

Grant Taylor - Actor

Morson Clift - Costume Designer

Ethel Gabriel - Costume Designer, Actor

Jessica Noad - Actor

Eric Reiman - Actor

Edwin Styles - Actor, Comedian

Frank Bradley - Actor, Actor and Singer

Minnie Love - Actor

John Wood - Actor

Charles Zoli - Actor

Neva Carr Glyn - Actor

Sefton Daly - Musician, Composer

Helen Frame - Costume Designer

Sheila Helpmann - Actor

Gerald Kirby - Producer, Writer, Actor, Adaptor

Betty McDowall - Actor

Ron Randall - Actor, Actor and Singer

William Raynor - Actor

William Shakespeare - Playwright

Muriel Steinbeck - Actor

Edgar Yardley - Actor

Phyllis Best - Actor

Letty Craydon - Actor, Actor and Singer

Megan Edwards - Actor

Edward Finn - Actor

Barrett Fleming - Actor

Douglas Herald - Actor

Charles Kilburn - Actor, Stage Manager

Ben Lewin - Actor

Arundel Nixon - Actor

Terence Rattigan - Playwright

Margaret Raynor - Actor

William Redmond - Actor

Des Rolfe - Actor

Georgie Sterling - Actor

Vaughan Tracey - Actor

Lou Vernon - Actor

Bettina Welch - Actor

Yvonne Banvard - Actor, Actor and Singer

Roger Barry - Actor

Leonard Bullen - Actor

Patricia Firman - Actor

Gordon Glenwright - Actor

Marjorie Gordon - Actor

William Little - Set Designer

Charles McCallum - Actor

June Mendoza - Actor

Lesley Pope - Actor

Dick Randolph - Actor

Bebe Scott - Actor

Haydee Seldon - Actor

Carmel Sexton - Actor

John Tate - Actor

Madame Tchinarova - Costume Designer, Costume Maker

J. M. Barrie - Playwright, Writer

Bunny Campbell-Gray - Actor

Bruce Carroll - Actor, Producer

Gordon Chater - Actor

Noel Coward - Playwright, Composer

Marshall Crosby - Actor

Glenys Edwards - Actor

Claude Flemming - Actor

Ron Folkard - Actor

Wayne Froman - Actor

John Hayden - Producer

Kevin Healy - Actor

Max Hollyer - Actor

George Kaufman - Playwright

Helene Kirsova - Choreographer, Stage Director, Artistic Director

Sumner Locke Elliott - Actor, Playwright

David N. Martin - Producer, Director

Lynne Murphy - Actor

Kevin O'Donnell - Actor

John O'Malley - Actor

Diana Parnham - Actor

John Saul - Actor

Hilda Scurr - Actor

Emlyn Williams - Playwright

Mrs. L Woodbine - Costume Designer

Max Alexander - Actor

Virginia Barton - Actor

Frank Brooks - Actor

Loyd Brydon - Actor

Rachel Cameron - Dancer

John Cazabon - Actor

David Dale - Actor

Betty Duncan - Actor

Dorothea Dunstan - Actor

Coral Fairweather - Actor

Shirley Finch - Actor

Ken Fraser - Actor

Doreen Harrop - Actor

Moss Hart - Playwright

Strelsa Heckelman - Dancer

Len Hollyer - Actor

Mary Hosking - Actor

Edward Howell - Actor

Kevin Ives - Actor

Francis Johnston - Actor

J Alan Kenyon - Set Designer

Raissa Kousnetzova - Dancer

Henry Krips - Pianist

Margo Lee - Actor

Henry Legerton - Dancer

Joy Lewis - Actor

Erna Living - Actor

Leonard Lord - Actor

Grant McIntyre - Actor, Dancer

Frederick McMahon - Actor

John Meillon - Actor

Peter Mendoza - Actor

Charles Norman - Actor

Max Osbiston - Actor

Rita Pauncefort - Actor

Cecil Perry - Actor

J. B. Priestley - Playwright

Loudon Sainthill - Costume Designer, Set Designer

George Bernard Shaw - Playwright

Richard Sherren - Actor

Edouard Sobichevsky - Dancer

Stephen Staughton - Actor

Lola Sweeney - Actor

Tamara Tchinarova - Dancer

Al Thomas - Actor

Katie Towers - Actor

Pat Twohill - Actor, Actor and Singer

Morris Unicomb - Actor

Osmund Wenban - Actor

Sidney Wheeler - Actor

Dorothy Whiteley - Actor

Joanna Wills - Actor

Gwenda Wilson - Actor

Georgie Wood - Producer, Actor

Philip Albright - Actor

Joyce Alexander - Costume Designer

Warren Alexander - Actor

Madge Aubrey - Actor

Nellie Barnes - Actor

Max Barrett - Actor

Lina Basquette - Actor

Peter Bathurst - Actor

Bruce Beeby - Actor

Dick Bentley - Actor

Norman Blackler - Actor

Kitty Bluett - Actor

Dawn Bodley - Actor

Nellie Bramley - Actor

Pamela Bromley-Smith - Actor

Barbara Brunton-Gibb - Actor

Ross Buchanan - Actor

Patricia Burrington - Actor

John Bushelle - Actor

Joseph Carole - Playwright

Lawrence H. Cecil - Actor

Warren Chetham-Strode - Playwright

Marie Clarke - Actor

June Clyde - Actor

Jane Conolly - Actor

Russel Crouse - Adaptor, Playwright

Clarence Day - Author, Writer

Therese Desmond - Actor

Alan Dinehart - Playwright

Rod Douglas - Actor

Agnes Doyle - Actor

Trader Faulkner - Actor

Peter Finch - Actor

Lynn Foster - Playwright

Campbell Gray - Actor

John Gray - Actor

Harry Hall - Actor

Shirley Hall - Actor

Patrick Hamilton - Playwright

Dolly Harmer - Actor

Ray Hartley - Actor

Frank Harvey - Producer, Actor

Ian Hay - Playwright

Winifred Hindle - Actor

Igor Hmelnitsky - Musician

Megs Jenkins - Actor

Helen Jerome - Adaptor, Playwright

Elizabeth Jones - Musician

John Kent - Actor

Norman Lee - Actor

Howard Lindsay - Adaptor, Playwright

Gordon Lishman - Actor

Stewart Long - Actor

Nigel Lovell - Actor

Leonide Massine - Choreographer

Norman Maxwell - Actor

Fred McIntosh - Actor

John McKiever - Actor

Don McNiven - Actor

Henry Mollison - Actor

Berenice Montgomery - Actor

Lily Moore - Actor

Jack Needham - Actor

David Nettheim - Actor

Augustus Neville - Actor

Don Nicol - Actor

Jessica Page - Actor

Michael Pate - Actor

Jim Pendleton - Actor

Clifton Penny - Actor

Diana Perryman - Actor

Roland Pertwee - Playwright

Walter Pym - Actor

Ron Randell - Actor

William Rees - Actor

Mavis Ripper - Costume Designer

Valeri Shaevsky - Musician, Dancer

John Sherman - Stage Manager

Natalie Simon - Actor

Barbara Smith - Actor

Philip Smith - Actor

John Stacy - Actor

Sam Stern - Actor

Bruce Stewart - Actor

George Upward - Set Designer

Mary Ward - Actor

Frank Waters - Actor

Claude Watson - Actor

Laura West - Actor

Margo - Actor

Max Afford - Playwright

Owen Ainley - Actor

- Amand - Playwright

Isobel Anderson - Choreographer

Maxwell Anderson - Playwright

Gerald Anstruther - Playwright

George Asange - Actor

Richard Ashley - Actor

Queenie Ashton - Actor

Jane Austen - Author

Kenneth Bailey - Actor

Donald Bamforth - Actor

Lyndall Barbour - Actor

Brian Barrie - Actor

Philip Barry - Playwright

Ethel Bashford - Actor

John Beaton - Actor

Reginald Beckwith - Playwright

Douglas Begg - Actor

Josephine Bentham - Playwright

George Billam - Playwright

Clarence Black - Musician

Clare Boothe Luce - Playwright

Serge Bousloff - Dancer

Ivy Bramley - Actor

John Breen - Actor

Marie Bremner - Actor

Kevin Brennan - Actor

James Bridie - Playwright

Alfred Bristow - Actor

Leo Britt - Actor

Charlotte Bronte - Writer

William Bruce - Actor

Marie Burke - Actor

George Burns - Actor

Erskine Caldwell - Author

John Carlson - Actor

Cynthia Carroll - Actor

Ken Carroll - Actor

Peggy Chauncey - Dancer

Stewart Cheney - Costume Designer, Set Designer

Jerome Chodorov - Playwright

Thelma Christensen - Actor

Agatha Christie - Author

Campbell Christie - Playwright

Dorothy Christie - Playwright

Douglas Churchill - Actor

Trilby Clarke - Actor

Phillis Coghlan - Actor

Reginald Collins - Actor

Jane Connolly - Actor

Michael Conway - Actor

Arthur Cornell - Actor

Junee Cornell - Actor

J. Roger Cox - Actor

Patti Crocker - Actor

Rachel Crothers - Playwright

Phyllis Culbert - Choreographer

Agnes Cullen - Actor

Audrey Cunningham - Actor

Hugh Cunningham - Actor

Graham Curran - Actor

Ken Davidson - Actor

Don Davies - Actor

Joan Deering - Actor

Bettie Dickson - Actor

Frances Dillon - Actor

John Dobbie - Actor

Guy Doleman - Actor

Dawn Donaghoe - Actor

Shirley May Donald - Actor

Jane Douglas - Actor

Leal Douglas - Actor

Daphne du Maurier - Playwright

Catherine Duncan - Actor

Doug Edwards - Actor

Rowland Edwards - Producer

Stanford Edwards - Actor

Henry Ephron - Playwright

Phoebe Ephron - Playwright

Edward Esau - Actor

Don Esmond - Actor

John Faassen - Actor

M J Farrell - Playwright

Richard Farrell - Musician

Edna Ferber - Playwright

John Fernside - Actor

Alan Ferris - Singer

Joseph Fields - Playwright

St. John Finlay - Actor

Field Fisher - Actor

Doris Fitton - Producer

Victor Fitzherbert - Actor

Atholl Fleming - Producer

Mikhail Fokine - Choreographer

Fairy Folkes - Actor

Jean Forbes-Allen - Actor

Frank Forde - Actor

Victoria Forth - Costume Maker

Carl Francis - Actor

Rose Franken - Playwright

Dorn Fraser - Actor

Shirley Fraser - Actor

Gwen Friend - Actor

Evelyn Gardiner - Actor

Beryl Gent - Costume Designer

Bob Geraghty - Actor

Allan Gifford - Actor

Peter Gillett - Actor

Nancy Gleeson-White - Actor

George Goodchild - Playwright

Charles Gordon - Actor

Eric Gormley - Actor

Gordon Gow - Actor

Ronald Gow - Playwright

Margot Goyder - Playwright

Kay Grahame - Actor

Winifred Green - Actor

Arthur Greenaway - Producer

Walter Greenwood - Author

Hubert Griffith - Adaptor

Thelma Grigg - Actor

Kevin Gunn - Actor

Donald Hall - Actor

Richard Halliday - Actor

Tassie Hamilton - Actor

Donald Harris - Actor

Brenda Harvey - Actor

Guy Hastings - Actor

John Nugent Hayward - Actor

Lillian Hellman - Playwright

Pat Henry - Actor

Alan Herbert - Actor

George Hewlitt - Actor

Frank Hinder - Set Designer

Steven Hodgkinson - Set Designer

Ethel Holden - Musical Group

Jane Holland - Actor

Kenneth Horne - Playwright

John Howard - Actor

Joy Howarth - Actor

Catrin Howells - Actor

Frederick Hughes - Actor

Bobbie Hunt - Actor

Aldous Huxley - Playwright

Douglas Hyde - Actor

Michael Irving - Actor

Barbara James - Actor

Marion Johns - Actor

Russell Jordan - Actor

Carlotta Kalmar - Actor

Margaret Kennedy - Adaptor

Wilbur Kentwell - Musician

William Kerr - Actor

Joseph Kesselring - Playwright

Philip King - Playwright

Stephen King-Hall - Playwright

Jack Kirkland - Playwright

Dudley Knight - Actor

Betty Knowles - Actor

Lita Laman - Actor

Nellie Lamport - Actor

Peter Landon - Actor

Noel Langley - Playwright

Hal Lashwood - Actor

James Laurie - Actor

Camilla Lay - Actor

Irene Leck - Actor

Peggy Legge-Willis - Actor

Barrett Lennard - Actor

Victor Leslie - Actor

The Great Levante - Actor

Benn W Levy - Playwright

Lesley Lindsay - Actor

Victor Lloyd - Actor

Syd Loder - Actor

Barry Lyndon - Playwright

John MacDougall - Actor

Sheila Maguire - Actor

June Mallett - Actor

Iris Mason - Composer

Babs Mayhew - Actor

Jean McAlister - Actor

Robert McCaughren - Actor

Esther McCracken - Playwright

Fred McDonald - Actor

Harry McDonald - Actor

Frances McEachern - Actor

Rhoda McNamara - Actor

Harry Meade - Actor

Austin Melford - Playwright

Gloria Mellody - Actor

Alan Melville - Playwright

Arthur Melville - Actor

Will Miller - Actor

Barbara Mitchell - Actor

Marie Molloy - Dancer

Frank Monckton - Actor

Eva Moore - Actor

Joyce Morgans - Dancer

Paulette Mourin - Actor

Frederick Munro - Actor

David Murray - Dancer

Fred Murray - Actor

Nicholas Nancey - Playwright

Christopher Neil - Actor

Ann Neville - Playwright

H.G Newton - Costume Maker

James Newton - Actor

Shirley Nicholls - Actor

Joy Nichols - Actor

Eugene O'Neill - Playwright

Max Oldaker - Actor

Doris Packer - Actor

Peter Pagan - Actor

Joy Palmer - Dancer

James Parish - Playwright

Thomas Parramore - Actor

Edward Pate - Actor

Shirley Patterson - Actor

Miss Perman - Actor

John Perry - Playwright

Michael Pertwee - Playwright

Redmond Phillips - Actor

Syd Piddington - Stage Manager

Giles Playfair - Actor, Producer

Wendy Playfair - Actor

Gwen Plumb - Actor

David Price - Actor

Diane Proctor - Actor

Colin Pym - Actor

Doug Ramsay - Actor

Ayn Rand - Playwright

Alan Rankin - Actor

Gregory Ratoff - Adaptor

Lorna Rattray - Costume Designer

Esme Ray - Actor, Puppeteer

Gloria Ray - Actor

Betty Rayner - Producer, Actor

Joan Rayner - Actor, Producer

Nola Reed - Dancer

Malcolm Rees - Actor

Maldwyn Rees - Actor

Elmer Rice - Playwright

Shirley Ann Richards - Actor

Reg Riddell - Designer

Amy Rochelle - Actor

Ron Rousel - Actor

Peggy Sager - Dancer

Rae Sanders - Actor

Pearl Schweig - Actor

Stanley Scott - Producer

Patrick Scully - Actor

Ron Shand - Actor

Elaine Sheppard - Actor

Gordon Sherry - Playwright

Raymond Sherry - Actor

Robert E Sherwood - Playwright

Honor Simm - Actor

George Simpson-Little - Actor

Arthur Slade - Actor

Edward Smith - Actor

James Southgate - Actor

Betty Sparks - Actor

Bella Spewack - Playwright

Sam Spewack - Playwright

Betty Spicer - Actor

Arnold Spirka - Dancer

Ralphine Sprague - Actor

Dorothy St. Heaps - Actor

Harry Stanford - Actor

John Steinbeck - Playwright

Elsa Stenning - Actor

Leith Stevens - Composer

Paul Stewart - Actor

David Storm - Actor

Lesley Storm - Playwright

Ilya Surguchev - Playwright

Charles Tasman - Actor

Jane Taylor - Costume Designer

Nan Taylor - Actor

Joan Temple - Playwright

Joe Thomal - Actor

Brandon Thomas - Playwright

Cynan Thomas - Actor

William Tully - Actor

Maurice Unicomb - Actor

Martin Vale - Playwright

John van Druten - Playwright

Ivon Vander - Actor

Robert Vickers - Actor

Frank Vosper - Adaptor, Playwright

Paul Vulpius - Writer

Gilbert Wakefield - Playwright

Terry Walker - Actor

Bruce Walter - Dancer

Roland Walton - Director

Ken Wayne - Actor

Keith Webb - Actor

Edward Ross Webster - Actor

Jerold Wells - Actor

Ian Westbrook - Actor

Mark White Reed - Playwright

Glen Wilbur - Playwright

Oscar Wilde - Playwright

Herschel Williams - Playwright

Tennessee Williams - Playwright

June Winter - Actor

Eleanor Witcombe - Playwright

Frank Witty - Playwright

Clarice Wood - Actor

James Workman - Actor

Ullin Wright - Actor

Michael Yardley - Actor

Roberta Yardley - Actor

Charles Zwar - Composer

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